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Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
+1 604-731-6333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

we were joined by 6 others for dinner and ordered the usual Roti, Satay, vegetables, curry chicken, pineapple rice and the ribs. We enjoyed most of it, but the ribs were really dry. We like eating there and the service is usually pretty good, but...More

Thank Val C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Had an excellent lunch in this Malaysian restaurant. Service is great and the waitresses are all young, beautiful ladies. Food is also amazing. The roti is aromatic and mouth-watering. Beef rendang and lamb curry are spicy and authentic. The taste is same as the dishes...More

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the Banana Leaf for dinner. Very warm and welcoming staff. Cosy restaurant. We were seated quickly without a reservation, even though the place was busy. Food was wonderful. Beautifully presented and plentiful. I was really surprised just how big the portions were!! The Beef...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times recently and used to love it but am now finding the quality of the food has diminished. I still like the atmosphere and decor but for the price, other places are better. I hope Banana Leaf can turn the...More

3  Thank bandaibob
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I recently reviewed the Banana Leaf location on Denman Street and the experience here at the Broadway location couldn't be more different. While I would never go back to the Denman Street location, I'll definitely be back here at some point during a future trip....More

2  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Really can't say it's authentic Malaysian food (i'm from Malaysia). South East Asian fusion is more accurate. That said, food were nicely prepared and flavourful. Nothing is overcooked or bland. Service is average and they do get busy so a reservation is a good idea.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and was just a short walk. Our party of four ate there the first night in Vancouver and enjoyed it so much we capped off our holiday by eating there the last night also. Never realized it was...More

2  Thank AtlCruisers
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Unique menu- mixture of Chinese,Thai and Indonesian foods. Vegetarian dishes especially good.Open for lunch and dinner. Don't be scared by the hot symbols on menu I would rate food as medium hot in terms of spice. Great service - very fast. Great location three blocks...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went here to celebrate our Anniversary, just the two of us. What a super place! Service was excellent, very attentive. Drinks and appetizer brought very quickly and meal was superb. Spicy, generous and steaming hot! We will be back.

1  Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

...showers superlatives on places that are just meh? Flavour: - spicy food will almost always mask how good a dish really is. - ordered the me goreng and a caramelized fish platter. Both were spicy Value: - torn. It's looks big but... Portions: - not...More

Thank Mobius1965
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11 March 2016|
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Response from dmwangi | Reviewed this property |
I can't recall. You may want to call the Resturant or check their website.
Kathy E
12 November 2015|
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Response from Durwin2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree. The Banana Leaf on Denman Street does not have any stairs. It is also quite close to English Bay which is quite beautiful. Parking can be a challenge in that neighbourhood though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-731-6333
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